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[This scholarship is already CLOSED] KIC has now started accepting the application of “Japanese Government Scholarship 2017 for Research Students”



This scholarship is offered by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) to those who are successfully selected by KIC screening.
We offer professional and practical knowledge and know-hows on Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D) in the Intensive Course of Master Program. Our program is to develop human resources which can promote social problem solutions and innovations.
We are awaiting the applications from bright students who have interests in resolving social issues by using ICT and wish to contribute to the growth of developing countries.

  • Abstract of qualifications (read the guidelines for more qualifications):

MEXT GPA: must be over 2.30 out of 3 based on the MEXT’s calculation system
Age: must be born between April 2, 1982 and September 30, 1995
Academic Background: must have completed or will complete a 16-year curriculum of school education
Language : must be proficient in English

  • Duration of Scholarship

Two years from October 2017 to September 2019

  • Scholarship and Benefits

Allowance is 147,000yen per month (for reference)
Fees for entrance examination, admission, and tuition will be waived
An economy class international airline ticket will be provided

  • Deadline of Application Submission

    January 13th, 2017

    [This scholarship is already CLOSED]

Please refer to the following guidelines if you are interested in the scholarship:

Application Forms for Download:


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